You may discover that your kid loves jumping, rolling and even climbing. This is the time when you should start looking to enroll them in a gymnastics class. Tumbling is a kind of activity that resembles gymnastics that is done but without the use of equipment or props. It is also referred to as floor gymnastics and some of the moves that are most common include somersaults, handsprings and hand stands and flips among others. There is a difference between gymnastics and tumbling. The main difference is that in gymnastics there is use of equipment and props.
There are some routines that are done on the floor in Olympic competitions that may people may consider to be flipping. This is however not the case because tumbling does not have the formal movements and daces that are associated with rhythm gymnastics.
There are questions arising on how old your child should be in order for you to enrol them for a tumbling class. Children who are younger than 2 years may be too young to be enrolled in a tumbling class. This is because they do not have the required ordination and span of attention required for tumbling classes.
• Tumbling is an exercise that adds 60 minutes to physical activities your child is exposed to everyday. Physical Activities are recommended to prevent the occurrence of diseases like diabetes and heart diseases.
• Tumbling unlike gymnastics and other physical activities, there are no equipment required for your child to do tumbling. This makes it cheaper and more convenient when you are looking to save some money. All you require for tumbling are comfortable clothing for your child and patch of the floor that is clear for them to do their tumbling on. This also ensures that it is convenient and easy for both you and your child.
Tumbling is one of the activities that is loved by many children today. However, in the course of playing, your child may be exposed to danger and risk of accidents. Once in a while, your kid may get bruises and scratches when tumbling. However it is important to ensure that they are not exposed to neck and head injuries. This is because they can be dangerous and tragic. It is therefore impotent to ensure your kid uses a spotter when they are practicing tumbling. You can also ensure that there are mats spread all over the floor to reduce the impact of the fall in case they fall when tumbling.